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General Financial Accountant

Job Title: General Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 91046
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

General Financial Accountant / VAT Analyst
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a general financial accountant for their site.

Why this role
  • Excellent onsite facilities
  • Top emplyer in Cork
  • Fun, multi culture environment
  • Fast career progression
  • Competitve salary and benefits
  • Global pharmacutical

What will I be doing

  • Support our European affiliates in meeting all VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales List & SAF-T obligations as set out under EU and domestic law and to ensure that VAT is accounted for correctly in our financial statements.
  • Be seen as a "go-to" information resource for all VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales List & SAF-T related queries
  • Prepare the periodic VAT, Intrastat, EC Sales List & SAF-T reports for review by the local affiliate prior to final submission to the affiliate tax authorities
  • Coordinate & complete all necessary VAT postings for month/quarter/year end close activities
  • Ensure governance of, as well as support for, the external BPO team, regarding the quality of VAT related entries
  • Prepare/Review/Approve VAT account reconciliations in accordance with internal reconciliation methodology
  • Review key VAT metrics & communicate to stakeholders to ensure key deliverables are being met whilst identifying and implementing initiatives to improve.
  • Support regional VAT projects
  • Support the overall VAT team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members

What do I need
  • 2 years' experience in Finance/VAT function or public accounting practice, preferably with in-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting
  • Accounting / Finance degree
  • Tax Professional, CPA, CIMA, ACCA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent
  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables whilst demonstrating full ownership & accountability
  • Ability to respond flexibly and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively
  • Experience with SAP Finance Modules, Business Warehouse or Business Objects
  • MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
For further information on this General Financial Accountant / VAT Analyst role in Cork please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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